Siloviki search Moscow office of Alrosa

Siloviki search Moscow office of Alrosa
The searches are conducted on behalf of the Yakutsk Investigative Committee

Sources in law enforcement agencies reported that operational and investigative activities are related to something the "previous managers of the company" had done.

The Investigative Committee backed by the FSB is conducting searches and seizure of documents at the main office of Alrosa, a diamond mining company based in Moscow. According to Interfax sources, operational and investigative measures are being conducted on behalf of the Yakutsk Investigative Committee.

The agency’s sources do not say what was the reason for siloviki to come to Alrosa office. Company spokesman Andrei Ryabinnikov did not comment on the information either.

Life’s law enforcement sources reported that the documents were seized because of something the "previous managers of the company" had done.

As the CrimeRussia reported previously, the company got a new president in early March. It was said that Andrei Zharkov had disagreements on company development with Finance Minister Anton Siluanov and other officials. The son of the former presidential administration chairman Sergei Ivanov, Jr. became the company’s new president.

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Alrosa is the world's leading diamond mining company by extraction volume. Its share in the world diamond output is 25%, and in Russia 95%.

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